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Krsmiss California
I am 69 and go to the pool every day. I walk every where and am in good health. But I get this lip... More
Steven Gifford California
Steven Gifford, LICDC, LPC, currently serves as Clinical Program Director at Northland, an... More
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sharon l. Plainview, New York
I am researching alternatives to a chronic skin condition; granuloma annulare. I've had this... More

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.    If all of these cases, if the dog licks long and hard enough, a growth called a lick granuloma will form... Dogs may lick themselves for medical and/or behavioral reasons. For example, a dog may start...
. Sometimes licking the feet can be due to an emotional issue as well.   You may want to have a consultation with Dr... to the question, "What do you and other people do when the dog licks?" If anyone reacts to the dog in any way...
Granulomas are found where fungus or bacteria have invaded the body. Nearly everyone has one somewhere. Some are mistaken for cancer and are harmless and granulomas are generally not a cause for concern.
A 6-week old kitten doesn't have very substantial claws, so the scratch shouldn't have been very deep.  The licking most likely didn't cause any problem either.  Generally speaking, most people...
before and after playing with a pet, not letting a pet lick people around the face, and not washing pet food or water bowls... me) have been licked by their dogs seemingly without incidence, but bear in mind that babies have immature immune...
Hi Melony, A granuloma is basically a small area of inflammation or immune system reaction to either injury (like surgery) or infection.  There can be a number of reasons for bleeding and discharge...
that it doesn't further add to the irritation. Good luck! Helpful buckeye A collar will stop her from licking... with an Elizabethan collar.  These can help to keep a dog from licking or chewing at just about any spot on their body...
These could be caused by insect bites, an allergic responce (i.e., hives), or an infection of some sort.
Your dog most likely has experienced an abscessed anal gland that has ruptured and is possibly draining.  The other possibility would be perianal gland adenomas that have become infected and are draining.  Either way, you
These circular, pink sores could be the result of flea bites.  They could also be a form of ringworm--a skin fungus in the dog.  If they haven't disappeared or at least gotten somewhat smaller in a few days, you should have

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Complications ... se can be caught if you have a scratch, or an abrasion, or from licking open wounds. Rabies is common in Afric ... » Read on
Causes ... a human from an infected animal, usually a dog, via a bite or a lick to broken skin or the eyeball. Domestic dogs and cats can p ... » Read on